Bus service cuts

[Name Removed] made this Freedom of Information request to Ashford Borough Council as part of a batch sent to 10 authorities This request has been closed to new correspondence. Contact us if you think it should be reopened.

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Dear Ashford Borough Council,

How many bus services have been cut since 2010?

Please provide % and number.

Yours faithfully,

[Name Removed]

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We are a district council which provides services to residents in Ashford,
Tenterden and a large network of surrounding villages.


Our services include keeping the streets clean and collecting rubbish,
renting out social housing (council houses and flats), providing leisure
facilities and play areas and processing council tax, business rates and
housing benefits. We deal with local planning applications, issue licenses
for taxis and licensed premises, look after parks and open spaces, and
parking around our borough.


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pavements and street lighting, libraries and adult education, social
services and care, fall outside our service area and are provided by Kent
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Freedom of Information Team

Ashford Borough Council


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Ashford Borough Council

Dear [Name Removed], Thank you for recent FOI request. Unfortunately we are
unable to respond as bus services and contracts fall under the remit of
Kent County Council. Please contact Kent County Council who should be able
to answer your request. Their details are: Information Resilience and
Transparency Team Kent County Council Room 2.71, Sessions House County
Hall Maidstone, Kent ME14 1XQ [email address] 08458 247
247 (for enquiries only - formal requests for information must be made in
writing, either by email, fax or letter) Kind regards, Ashford FOI Team